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Hellraisers Journal: Clarence Darrows Testifies Before the Commission on Industrial Relations
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Saturday ...
JayRaye 05/22/2015 1
Yup, Clinton can tell the Beltway media to go to hell
Heavens! Is that Hillary with some "everyday Americans"? BLASPHEMY! The same day I lauded ...
kos 05/22/2015 18
What did, or didn't, the Duggar family learn from son Josh's sexual offenses?
Laura Clawson 05/22/2015 10
Mike Huckabee unleashes tirade in defense of the Duggar family and molestation charges
Mike Huckabee poses with Josh Duggar Proving once again that he is not a serious 2016 presidential candidate, this morning Mike Huckabee unleashed a tirade against ...
Jen Hayden 05/22/2015 38
The Land of Breaking Bad: Albuquerque Police Supervisor Shoots Fellow Cop At Point Blank Range
As a resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico, I have been protesting the horrific level of police violence in my city for years. A lot of people refuse to believe us since the police department, city ...
nuevomexicosara 05/22/2015 16
The prurient god of the Duggars
Full disclosure. I never watched the Duggar's television show. Heard about it, of course. But the show's entire premise left me feeling nauseous. The focus on fertility and a constant state of ...
Onomastic 05/22/2015 64
Writing Successfully at Daily Kos - A Few Tips
Over the last few days at Daily Kos we've had several debates over editorial content and control as well as guidelines that writers follow. As a site that lives as a peer-reviewed source, Daily ...
Chris Reeves 05/22/2015 52
Mojo Friday - Memorial Day, The Beginning of the Summer Season - Edition
Even though Summer doesn't start by the calender for almost another month for tourism, and commerce it starts this weekend. Yep, it's time to fire up all those engines and start belching even ...
TexDem 05/22/2015 123
Connect! Unite! Act! Dallas, Houston, Seattle, L.A. & Glacier Park Meet-up Info — Favorite CT?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
smileycreek 05/22/2015 188
It's Time for a Word of Thanks
to that Maestra of Spambots, Elfling. Especially after two diaries asking Admin what the hell was going on, I thought it was about time. Notice the miraculous (hah!) absence of Phone Numbers on the ...
serendipityisabitch 05/22/2015 40
Despite Republican attacks, Obama is 'very clear on the lessons of Iraq'
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Laura Clawson 05/22/2015 55
The Daily Bucket - Friendly Seal sighting
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
OceanDiver 05/22/2015 57
President Obama has lost Paul Krugman on TPP
There's been some notable discontent among progressives who look to Paul Krugman for his refreshing honesty on a number of topics and his willingness to state plainly when emperors are ...
xaxnar 05/22/2015 118
New York Times does its best to be a 'real opponent' to Hillary Clinton
Anyway, this is the polite version of the face I made when reading this article.
Laura Clawson 05/22/2015 166
George W. Bush Did Something Much Worse Than Lie Us Into War
The Iraqi regime possesses biological and chemical weapons, is rebuilding the facilities to make more and, according to the British government, could launch a biological or chemical attack in as ...
Dartagnan 05/22/2015 178
Hillary Clinton Never Supported the Bush/Cheney Invasion of Iraq
"She voted for the war!" "She's an unapologetic hawk!" "She's just another Dick Cheney when it comes to foreign policy!" These are the charges I've heard over and over again for years...and as a ...
Scan 05/22/2015 316
A good many Republican presidential candidates posed for pictures with a child molester
Do as I say, not as I do. That particular idiom about hypocrisy is especially true if you're a Republican espousing "family values." A good example of this occurred yesterday when the ...
Doctor RJ 05/22/2015 173
Overnight News Digest -- ";-)" Edition
rfall 05/21/2015 18
The Reading of Names at Graduation
I am a high school counselor and each May I get ready to read the names of about 100 seniors as they walk across the stage at one of the most important milestones in their lives, graduation. As ...
wkspray 05/21/2015 24
A request for information regarding editorial protocol at Daily Kos
I imagine you all have seen the current Recommended diary " In Defense of Shaun King ", within which there is much spirited discussion regarding alleged repeated factual errors in a multitude of ...
mconvente 05/21/2015 303
Kansas finds new way to punish the poor
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback promised to be able to balance the state budget by cutting taxes for the wealthy. That didn't work out. So to help cover the budget gap he has decided to punish the ...
gjohnsit 05/21/2015 46
Top Comments: Who's Running This Country?
Good evening, TC peeps! I've been away from TC for so long that most of you are probably saying, "virgowho?" ...
virgomusic 05/21/2015 26
10% of the U.S. population is now enrolled in ACA-enabled healthcare coverage.
Cross-posted at ACASignups....
Brainwrap 05/21/2015 7
Christiegate: Christie Goes on Expletive-Filled Rant in Front of Large Crowd
(illustration by DonkeyHotey) Ruh-roh - looks like Christie is cracking. From Talking Points Memo : New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) gave a speech on Wednesday full of ...
ericlewis0 05/21/2015 219
The Corporate Media Would Like You to Think Bernie Sanders Can’t Win
The corporate media would like you to think Bernie Sanders can't win the Democratic primary against Hillary Clinton. And they're doing their damnedest to make their own preference into a self-...
Th0rn 05/21/2015 223
You Know it's Bad When GOP Reps Vote Scott Walker Out as Head of Flagship Agency (Big Update)
Questions about WEDC are dogging Scott Walker Oh, yeah, the normally Scott Walker-subservient Republican Legislators who infest majorities in the Wisconsin State Legislature have told us all we ...
Puddytat 05/21/2015 56
Walker Fired from WEDC!
this came up while scanning the Journal Sentinel http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/joint-finance-to-deal-today-with-troubled-wedc-cuts-to-seniorcare-b99504512z1-304551231.html Walker ...
MorrellWI1983 05/21/2015 18
The Evening Blues - 5-21-15
Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary (published Monday - Friday, 8:00 PM Eastern) where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of ...
joe shikspack 05/21/2015 43
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/21/15: Outlander
Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share part of the evening around a virtual kitchen table with kossacks who are caring and supportive of one another. So bring ...
Pam from Calif 05/21/2015 39
Federal judge extends her ruling for marriage equality in Alabama statewide
The Alabama showdown between a federal district judge ...
Kerry Eleveld 05/21/2015 9
I've lost my handgun virginity
Last week, I fired a handgun for the first time in my life. And for those of you hoping to learn that my experience transformed me from a gun-phobe to a gun-lover: Sorry. I never want to do that ...
gloriasb 05/21/2015 46
Hair On Fire, People!
It was late 2012, on a week day, about 5:00am. I’d just sent my husband out the door with his lunch and was brewing myself a cup of tea to enjoy in front of the odious "Morning Joe," when he ...
SninkyPoo 05/21/2015 54
Bernie Sanders will make his presidential run official Tuesday
Bernie poses for a selfie with a supporter in Manchester, NH, May 2. Sen. Bernie Sanders will make his presidential primary campaign official Tuesday, May 26, with a public kick-off on the shores ...
Meteor Blades 05/21/2015 203
That Time When Bernie Sanders Debated Michele Bachmann On CNN - Well, More Of A Comedy Than Debate
The soon to be announced presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, from Vermont, and former Republican Congresswoman, Michele Bachmann, from Uranus, were guests on The Situation Room with ...
Leslie Salzillo 05/21/2015 65
Daily Kos Labor digest
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to buy votes for his anti-worker agenda .
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 3
Freddie Grey Indictments
Thank you Baltimore Grand Jury! Marilyn Mosby has presented her case, the Grand Jury HAS indicted! Bravo! For the haters (aka Fraternal Order of Police) who are still pushing the "recuse" yourself ...
MDProgress 05/21/2015 20
2006 FBI Report on White Supremacist Infiltration of Law Enforcement: You Will Be Assimilated
And so it goes. Same as it ever was. And I'm not simply talking about police officers getting away with killing (mostly) young black men but the incessant nitpicking of each and every case ...
Chitown Kev 05/21/2015 41
That Michigan pastor who was outed on Grindr? He nearly shamed a gay teen into committing suicide
Tyler Kish recalls Pastor Matt Makela's heartless counseling Yesterday we covered Pastor Matt Makela, the anti-gay Michigan ...
Jen Hayden 05/21/2015 73
Primary season flip-flops won't hurt Republicans, former Romney adviser says
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) As the Republican presidential primary gets into gear, the ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 49
Hellraisers Journal: Socialist Preachers Forced to Stifle Themselves For Fear of Landlord's Ire.
Definition of Socialism from the Socialist Party of Oklahoma: Collective ownership and democratic management of things collectively used and private ownership of things privately used. ```````````
JayRaye 05/21/2015 3
If Hillary Clinton isn't talking to reporters, who should she be listening to?
Some enterprising reporters have moved on, as New ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 12
Republicans hope ISIS will help them fearmonger their way to the White House
Republicans think they can get voters to forget who's really ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 124
If Hillary wants to avoid the beltway political media, well then, that's very smart
Hillary Clinton, at a small-business roundtable in Iowa, loses nothing by bypassing the traditional ...
kos 05/21/2015 260
Fox News has set the rules. Which GOP candidates will make it onto the debate stage?
Eight looked like a lot in 2012 debates, but ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 119
The Ever-Mutating Iraq Call to Arms: A Recollection
Hey everyone. My first diary in a long while. Something I've been mulling for years and just never seen articulated quite in this way. So here goes, and I'll try to keep it short. All this recent ...
pistols at dawn 05/20/2015 36
Now where'd I put that blue marble...
Oh, there it is. It can be easy to miss, from this deep in the well. It doesn't look much like a marble from down here. Sure, achieve enough altitude and its gorgeous curves can be descried, ...
Hammerhand 05/20/2015 22
Are you tired of studies saying loneliness will kill you? So am I!
Lucy Montrose 05/20/2015 116
Wisconsin Legislature really is insane
Reading this list from the Wisconsin DHS https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p4/p44578.pdf just makes me angrier the more I look at it. It's inconsistent (you can buy fresh sweet potatoes/...
CatKnipND 05/20/2015 132
Wonder What Bin Ladin Read in Bed?
Need to know what volumes were on Bin Ladin's bookshelf? Curious if his reading tastes were close to yours? Ever consider if what you read makes you who you are, or is who you are dictated by what ...
Limelite 05/20/2015 61
McDonald's can't ignore worker protests before shareholder meeting
Laura Clawson 05/20/2015 13
Hellraisers Journal: Fifty Striking Chicago School Children Supporting Teamsters Arrested and Jailed
If they want to fight, let them come on. We will call out every member of our union rather than give up. -Teamster President Cornelius Shea `````````````````````````````````````````````````````````
JayRaye 05/20/2015 3
Scott 'Shifty' Walker explains what a real flip-flopper is and he isn't one
"Sometimes, my own stances just slip ...
Kerry Eleveld 05/20/2015 40
Nebraska legislature votes to repeal death penalty
Nebraska's legislature has voted to repeal the state's death penalty by what should be a veto-proof margin. The vote was ...
Laura Clawson 05/20/2015 38
WI-Sen: Sherrod Brown (D. OH) Helps Russ Feingold (D) Get Ready To Defeat Ron Johnson (R)
Received this e-mail from one of my favorite U.S. ...
poopdogcomedy 05/20/2015 3
Mystery money didn't stop Jeb Bush and Carly Fiorina from backing Frank Guinta
Rep. Frank Guinta (R-NH) Rep. ...
Laura Clawson 05/20/2015 9
Living Disabled: My Household Challenges
I have been disabled for about 6 years now. It's amazing the number of people who look at you and assume you are faking it. I'm not a light weight person, in fact I'm carrying far too much ...
prettymeadow 05/20/2015 26
'Heavy-handed, aggressive, and unnecessary tactics' from the House Benghazi Committee
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-...
Laura Clawson 05/20/2015 54
The sex-obsessed Ted Cruz can't stop talking about, well, sex
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Sen. Ted ...
Laura Clawson 05/20/2015 91
Adieu to Mad Men, and the perfect non ending.
So I know I'm a bit behind here, but just watched the finale of Mad Men, after being a devoted fan through all its seasons. Some seasons were better than others, some episodes were better than ...
StellaRay 05/19/2015 78
Daily Kos Labor digest
Five ways to help nail salon workers. Better than swearing off manicures now while the subject is on your mind, then slinking ...
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 3
When The Road In Front Is Shorter Than The Road Behind...
I've been spending hours and hours over the past few months in deep meditation. Meditation regarding my life, life in general, life on earth, humanity, how my life fits in with humanity... how my ...
nicolemaschke 05/19/2015 38
Confessions of Scott Walkers Pale Blue Shirt: Volume 2, More Confessions
Pale blue shirt here. I'm back. Hello, there. I'm Scott Walkers pale blue campaigning shirt. You've met me before . I'm the shirt that'...
Puddytat 05/19/2015 17
WI-Sen: Ron Johnson (R), 'I May Trust Ayatollah Over Obama On Details Of Iran Deal'
More words of insanity from one of the most vulnerable Tea Part U.S. Senators: http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/senate-homeland-security-chairman-ayatollah-could-be-more-tr?utm_term=.
poopdogcomedy 05/19/2015 15
Los Angeles city council says yes to $15 minimum wage
Los Angeles is becoming the third major American city to ...
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 9
Hellraisers Journal: Mrs. Wells-Barnett Speaks at Chicago Meeting, Protests Race Prejudice in Strike
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Friday ...
JayRaye 05/19/2015 3
Hillary Clinton takes aim at Citizens United, while Republicans are all about the billionaires
Republicans keep trying to make a big deal over donations ...
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 57
Let The Public Read The Completed Parts Of The Trans-Pacific Partnership
The president says the pubic can’t see the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership because it is still being negotiated. So let us see the parts that are not still being negotiated.
davej 05/19/2015 4
Politico discovers Twitter trolls just in time to repeat their Hillary Clinton insults
Trust the folks at Politico to bring us the most important news. I mean big, shocking stories.
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 25
Federal judge says State Department can't delay Clinton email release into 2016
A federal judge said no ...
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 67
Benghazi investigation to focus on memos from a longtime Clinton friend ... instead of Benghazi?
The unbelievable stupidity of the House Benghazi probe ...
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 149
State Department plans to release Hillary Clinton's emails to the public in January 2016
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 22
How Campaigns Matter: Comparing the 2014 Election Results in Coös County, NH and Oxford County, ME
The 2014 elections produced many interesting and unusual results. A prime example of this involves the states of New Hampshire and Maine. New Hampshire is generally considered to be the most ...
ProudNewEnglander 05/19/2015 54
Walker loses a round in court
Haven't seen this in a diary yet, so here's a short one on a bit of news. (Where are you, puddytat??) All of us in Wisconsin who lose sleep thinking that Scott Walker may spend and slime his way ...
strobusguy 05/18/2015 37
birds along the fox
blueyedace2 05/18/2015 11
Why congressmen refusing to be alone with female staffers can hold them back
As if there aren't enough obstacles to women in the workplace, a handful of men in Congress have had to come up with another one: refusing to be alone ...
Laura Clawson 05/18/2015 87
Breathing Life Back Into Old Shopping Malls, Giving Them a New Purpose
Sitting next to a pond watching the ducks or geese would be so relaxing I read somewhere that there was a huge old mall, which had outlived it's usefulness and rather than tear it down, they ...
john972 05/18/2015 96
"No, we can't" is the real America.
On November 4, 2008, President Barack Obama proclaimed the following in his election night victory speech : "This is our time, to put our people back to work and open doors of opportunity for our ...
james321 05/18/2015 142
Brave Houston Lawyer Fights Injustice, Inspires My Moral Bucket List
A little more than a month ago, vaunted New York Times author David Brooks wrote an introspective piece entitled The Moral Bucket List . In that space, a typically pensive Brooks reflected on ...
Grizzard 05/18/2015 8
Marriage Equality
With great interest I tune into the "gloom and doom" sayers concerning marriage equality. According to them, if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the various same-sex marriage bans enacted by some of ...
RickThompson 05/18/2015 26
Four workers dead, 11 safety violations ... and a $99,000 fine?
Laura Clawson 05/18/2015 70
Hellraisers Journal: Mother Jones: That which is Nature's should be given to all Nature's Children.
The newspapers were hammering me, and the priests and the ministers were hammering me, but I am alive yet, I am still here, hammering them. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````
JayRaye 05/18/2015 4
Scott Walker stands by firing American workers as his top foreign policy idea
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Scott Walker got a little bit of side-eye from ...
Laura Clawson 05/18/2015 100

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